Ray Kurzweil is the world's foremost futurist, authoring bestsellers like "The Age of Spiritual Machines" and "How to Create a Mind." He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts. Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.
Explore the culture, tech, science and health revolutions set to become public by 2020. It's your future, discover what you're in for. India completes a massive optical fiber network that connects 600 million rural citizens to the Internet. 1 Japan completes exaflop supercomputer using ARM processors.
Future timeline, a timeline of humanity's future, based on current trends, long-term environmental changes, advances in technology such as Moore's Law, the latest medical advances, and the evolving geopolitical landscape.
PREDICT the future and you can be certain of one thing: in the future, you'll be embarrassed by your mistakes. Pitch your prediction too far and it's science fiction that's forgot before the due date. Pitch it too soon and all you're doing is taking today's tech and giving it a once over.
According to a dazzling number of technology predictions that single out the year 2020, it's going to be to be one heck of a year. Here, we take a quick spin to see some of the wonders it has in store.